Place:Aransas, Texas, United States

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NameAransas
Alt namesAransassource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates28.1°N 96.983°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1871 - )
See alsoRefugio, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Aransas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,158. Its county seat is Rockport. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.) Aransas County was formed in 1871 from Refugio County.

Aransas County is part of the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1839 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1903 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1880 996
1890 1,824
1900 1,716
1910 2,106
1920 2,064
1930 2,219
1940 3,469
1950 4,252
1960 7,006
1970 8,902
1980 14,260
1990 17,892

Note: Aransas County's 1880 census boundaries were virtually the same as those of 1900-90.

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